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FREN 601: French for Graduate Reading Knowledge

M 4:40–6:10 pm, Dey Hall 301, Prof. Laura Demsey (

French language for reading knowledge. No knowledge of French required to enroll. Provides an introduction to structures of the language necessary for reading, through the translation of academic and non-academic texts from French into English. For students seeking knowledge or a review of grammatical structures and vocabulary in preparation for the reading knowledge exam for graduate degrees (FLPA), or for students interested in building skills and competency in translation.

Text: Brickman, Celia. 2012. A Short Course in Reading French. New York: Columbia University Press. *Taught in English. Does not count for the FREN minor / major.